**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Accounting & Finance** In the rapidly changing business world, the demand for finance professionals has never been greater. This **challenging and stimulating** Accounting & Finance degree will equip you with a strong strategic outlook, ensuring that you will be ready to inform and advise management decision-making at the highest level once you graduate. The variety of topics studied on this degree will give you a **sound grounding in theoretical and practical areas** of Accounting & Finance. Research-active staff who are experts in their field ensure that when you graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in a number of competitive areas, including accountancy, banking, and finance. During your degree, there will be a number of **opportunities and initiatives to engage and network with local, national and international businesses**, giving you the chance to raise your profile and make connections in the business before you have even graduated. **Media & Communication** If you want an exciting career in the media but also want to understand how and why the media reports and represents the world in the ways it does, studying at Hope is the next step for you. Media and Communication provides you with an opportunity to closely study and analyse the ways in which the media industry shapes and is shaped by our world. Our degree is designed to **help you become an industry leader** who is equipped to take on the critical task of ensuring a more reliable, trustworthy media industry, whether you choose to work in television, radio, journalism, marketing or PR. We think one of the best ways to study creativity is by making things, so you have the opportunity to make films (drama, documentary or animation), produce photographic portfolios, work in a studio and write screenplays. Our curriculum is taught by **lecturers with a reputation for international research** and by a practitioner who has made BAFTA and EMMY award winning programmes and animated films. Media and Communication at Liverpool Hope is **underpinned by the notion of interrogating power**. We believe that the media must always be held to account and has a responsibility to pursue social justice. Whether it be through journalism, ethical marketing or documentary filmmaking, our aim is to produce graduates who will make a better world.